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Date: Mon Jul 4 06:15:10 2022
Subject: 22.07.04 Senior Scientist - Computational Chemistry
Discover a better future

Are you an experienced computational chemist looking to further develop your career within a highly respected, people-orientated drug discovery company, whilst having a flexible, work-life balance situated in the beautiful and diverse culture of Scotland?
Here at BioAscent, were rapidly growing our In Silico Discovery team. Were growing because were passionate about science and our customers like who we are and what we do.

The role

Working with innovative research companies from pharma and biotech to academic organisations from across the globe, youll apply your computational chemistry/data analysis skills at the cutting edge of scientific research to help our customers discover innovative medicines.
Youll be part of a multi-disciplinary team of talented scientists and have the opportunity to mentor. All projects are varied, and youll collaborate and help solve challenging problems with our clients, from hit identification through to preclinical and clinical candidates across all biological target classes and major therapeutic indications.
Working within smaller integrated teams youll have a higher level of involvement on client projects and opportunities to meet and collaborate with the client.
Our growth brings with it the opportunity to learn and develop, and we foster an environment where you can flourish and further your career.

About you

You should have a sound knowledge of general modelling programs (such as ICM Pro, MOE, and Schrdinger) and computational techniques, data visualization (e.g., Dotmatics Vortex) and pipelining tools (e.g., Knime) used in an industry-standard drug discovery setting.

Skills and Experience:
	Ph.D. in computational chemistry, cheminformatics, or a related field
	More than 2 years of experience in a professional drug design environment (e.g., Pharma, CRO, Biotech, Drug Discovery Unit)
	Demonstrated skills in the application of computer-assisted drug design using modelling and computational software
	Experience in ligand-based methodologies and machine learning is a plus
	Strong oral and written communication skills required
	Communicate and collaborate effectively with medicinal chemists, biologists, and other members of cross-functional project teams 
	Excellent knowledge of at least one programming or scripting language (such as Python, Java or C++) 
	Good knowledge of UNIX/Linux, queueing systems and cloud computing solutions 
	Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary, team-oriented environment 
	Maintain and develop working knowledge of state-of-the-art computational chemistry methods and their application to drug design
	Basic knowledge of medicinal chemistry preferred
Please send your CV and covering letter to apply(_)
Closing date for applications is Friday 12th August 2022.
Please provide confirmation of your eligibility to work in the UK. We can consider sponsoring potential employees with relevant experience and qualifications under a Skilled Worker visa.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be addressed to Dr Angelo Pugliese 
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